January 26, 2019
Nick Bochen has committed to attend and play NCAA hockey at the University of Michigan for the 2020-2021 season.
Bochen, 17, attended the BWC Academy from 2016 to 2018, and is currently in his first year with the BCHL Prince George Spruce Kings.
During the 2017-18 season, he posted 29 points (9-20-29) in 32 regular season games with the BWC Academy Midget Prep team, while the previous season he captured the CSSHL Elite 15 Championship after netting 18 points (5-13-18) in 28 games, as well as six points (2-4-6) in five games at the 2017 BDO CSSHL Championships.
The Vancouver, B.C. product joined the BCHL’s Prince George Spruce Kings at the end of last season and is currently in his first full season with the club.
In 49 career BCHL games, Bochen has registered 28 points (7-21-48).
Spruce Kings Head Coach, Adam Maglio: “We are proud of Nick for his commitment to Michigan Hockey NCAA Div. 1 for 2020/2021. Nick has shown and proved that he is an elite defensemen in our league and he is very deserving of his commitment. We look forward to continuing working with Nick for this season and next before he leaves to Michigan.”
The University of Michigan men’s ice hockey program competes in the NCAA Division I Big Ten Conference.
They have captured nine NCAA National Championships, the latest of which in 1998 and have advanced to the Frozen Four on 25 teams, including in 2018.